Due to extremely cold conditions, the City is implementing special measures to keep people who are homeless safe. If you see someone who needs shelter, call (215) 232-1984.
In effect: 3:00 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 14 until further notice
COVID-19: Learn how to stay safe, get vaccinated, and find testing. Visit phila.gov/covid.

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Have a COVID question? Ask PDPH


Do you have a question about COVID-19 for the Philadelphia Department of Public Health? We might have the answer on our frequently asked questions page.

If you’re outside of Philadelphia, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s COVID-19 site.

If you still have a question about COVID-19, you can use the form below to submit a question.


If you need an answer quickly, please call:

  • (215) 685-5488 for questions about the COVID-19 and the Health Department.
  • (800) 722-7112 for clinical questions about COVID-19.
  • 3-1-1 for questions about other services in Philadelphia.

Text COVIDPHL to 888-777 to receive updates on your phone.

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